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Tuesday, 2019 Jan 01st

The City of Saline has reached a deal to sell “Lot 20 A” to GBA Development LLC, a company which plans to develop restaurants, retail and office on the East Michigan Avenue parcel.

GBA Development will pay $817,500, or $125,000 an acre for the 6.5-acre property.

Government

That National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for freezing drizzle expected to impact Southeast Michigan.

The advisory is in effect from 9:31 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Weather

Although city leaders believe the People's Express service has improved with the addition of a second bus, they still hold out hope for a more robust public transit option in the future.

Government

Before we take a quick look back at Jan. 1, 2019, here's the weather for Jan. 2.

Wednesday will be cloudy with a high near 33. There's a chance of snow before 7 p.m. and then potential snow showers after 7 p.m. Winds may gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Sunrise is at 8:04 a.m. and sunset is at 5:15 p.m.

Monday, 2018 Dec 31st

About 720 DTE customers in Pittsfield Township are without power Monday afternoon.

Power went out around 1:45 p.m. in an area near State Road and Michigan Avenue. DTE estimated power will be restored by 5:30 p.m.

The outage was blamed on an "equipment problem," according to the DTE website.

Saline-area residents and business owners reported the issue in the Saline Posts Facebook group.

Community

Acoustic Routes Concerts LLC will begin its seventh season producing live music in Saline with a roster that includes masters of Irish fiddle and ragtime guitar, and some of the best singer-songwriters in the State of Michigan, including the amazing Jill Jack.  At the same time, it’s bringing two country music legends to Ann Arbor – Marty Stuart and Ricky Skaggs – to raise money for groups including The Saline Fiddlers.

Arts & Entertainment

Saturday, 2018 Dec 29th

As contractors continue a $4.2 million project to reduce the odor emanating from the city’s wastewater treatment plant, Saline City Council is considering legal action against a company that supplied malfunctioning filters during a $3 million improvement in 2016.

Government

Below is a gallery of this week's Saline Real Estate Round Up. 

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Real Estate

For 50 years they’ve twirled in parades, leaped in front the Saline High School marching band, dazzled audiences in gymnasiums and on stages around Michigan and won state and national championships.

Community

Thomas J. Allen Jr. 57 of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 with his family by his side.

Thomas was born September 28, 1961 to the late Thomas J. Allen Sr. and Mary Alice (Hoskavich) Allen.

On April 20, 1985 he married Mary Ann Pazinski in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania.

Obituaries

Thursday, 2018 Dec 27th

The union representing most of Saline’s teachers and the Saline Board of Education have reached agreement on a two-year contract.

Schools
Saline Rotary presents Honorary Membership to Debbie Crispin

On December 6, 2018, Saline Rotary presented Debbie Crispin with an Honorary Membership in recognition of Bill Crispin Chevrolet's support of the local club.    The award was presented by Past Club President, Todd Lands at a regular meeting of the club.

Community

Jan Louise (Gwyn) Gornik, wife of Ermin Gornik, passed away on December 24th, 2018.

She is survived by her husband, sisters: Julie (Marc) Courville and Lee Gwyn, and daughters: Hannah (John and Beatrice) Wohlfert, Martha (Tobias) Fissel, and Noelle (Michael) Lynn.

She was a woman of great wisdom and joy, who earnestly sought to live her life following in the footsteps of Jesus. She was a wonderful mother who created a very hospitable environment for so many of her daughters’ friends, was known for her great costumes and was a doting “Nana” to her grand-daughter.

Obituaries

Sunday, 2018 Dec 23rd

Bring on the holidays.

Saline blanked Pinckney, 10-0, in a game called after two periods due to the mercy rule. After winning their sixth straight game, Saline improved to 8-1-1.

Sports

Saturday, 2018 Dec 22nd

Community News

The Saline Hornets varsity hoops squad closed out the 2018 portion of their schedule with a resounding 66-43 win over the Southgate Anderson Titans, upping their season record to 5-2. In typical fashion, the Hornets used a tenacious defense to force turnovers which were quickly converted to points.

Sports

Friday, 2018 Dec 21st

This week’s Billboard Holiday 100 list of the most popular seasonal songs doesn't have many surprises. The big Christmas hits from Mariah Carey, Andy Williams, Gene Autry, Frank Sinatra, Burl Ives and Wham! are all there.

Arts & Entertainment

Firefighters from Pittsfield Township rescued victims involved in a crash Thursday evening on US-12 near US-23.

Police & Fire

A four-acre parcel of land was unanimously approved for sale by the board’s trustees. The decision was put to a vote following a brief closed session discussion between the board.

Schools

Thursday, 2018 Dec 20th

ANN ARBOR, MI (December 20, 2018)- United Way of Washtenaw County awarded Saline Area Social Service (SASS) a $5,000 grant to support the basic needs of the individuals and families they serve.

Community

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